How Treating Hearing Loss Supports Your Brain

How Treating Hearing Loss Supports Your Brain

Hearing loss not only happens in the ears, but the brain as well. The ears and the brain work to absorb and process sound, enabling us to hear and understand what we hear. Hearing loss, one of the most pervasive chronic medical conditions today, has multifaceted...
Allergies & Your Immune System

Allergies & Your Immune System

Spring is officially here! A highly awaited time, Spring is marked by bluer skies, blossoming plant life, and of course – warmer weather. But many of us also know that Spring time also means allergy season! According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America,...
Do Adults Get Tonsillectomies?

Do Adults Get Tonsillectomies?

A tonsillectomy is a common surgical procedure that involves the partial or complete removal of the tonsils. Part of the body’s immune system, the tonsils are the two tissues in the back of the mouth – one on each side of the mouth. These small organs help the immune...
What Causes Sleep Apnea?

What Causes Sleep Apnea?

Quality sleep is important for overall health and wellness. But according to the American Sleep Association, 50 to 70 million adults in the U.S. have a sleep disorder. Sleep apnea is one of the most common sleep disorders, impacting an estimated 25 million people. It...
What is Chronic Rhinitis?

What is Chronic Rhinitis?

What is Chronic Rhinitis? Rhinitis is the inflammation of the lining in the nose which produces symptoms including: runny nose, congestion, sneezing, and itchiness. Rhinitis can be experienced acutely or chronically. Chronic rhinitis is when symptoms are experienced...
Are Stress & Anxiety Related to TMJ?

Are Stress & Anxiety Related to TMJ?

We all experience stress and anxiety and are familiar with how it affects the body. But stress and anxiety can impact health in a variety of ways that are not always obvious. In addition to affecting sleep, wellness, energy, mood, stress and anxiety also affects the...
All About Earwax

All About Earwax

Everyone is familiar with earwax, one of the many substances that the body produces. But did you know that experts do not recommend removing earwax with a cotton swab? And that earwax is helpful for the ears? This is among the numerous pieces of useful information...
Do Adults Ever Get Tonsillectomies?

Do Adults Ever Get Tonsillectomies?

A tonsillectomy is a surgical procedure that involves the partial or complete removal of the tonsils. Tonsillectomies are performed to treat recurring infections of the tonsils, the fleshy tissue on each side of the back of the mouth. The tonsils serve as the immune...
Tips for a Successful Virtual Family Reunion

Tips for a Successful Virtual Family Reunion

Many of us will be attending family reunions and gathering with friends for the holidays virtually this year. Like much of social life, getting together with others has moved online for a lot of people. Utilizing virtual platforms has become a major way people have...